The course syllabus includes the items contained in the EASA document “course syllabus for National Aviation Authorities’ Inspectors – Air Operations”.
The additional items have been selected on the basis that these items are regulatory items containing approvals or other authority involvement, and also these items which are of particular interest to be highlighted to inspectors.
An optional JAA TO examination (EUR 30,-) is available for this course. Candidates who pass a JAA TO Examination receive an ECAC/JAA TO Certificate of Accomplishment. Registrations for the examination will be done during the training course in consultant with the trainer.
By the end of the training course, the NAA inspector shall be able to:
Flight Operations Inspector - EASA Virtual Academy
01 FOI-EVA Introduction
02 FOI-EVA The role of the FOI
03 FOI-EVA European Aviation System
04 FOI-EVA ICAO
05 FOI-EVA Basic Regulation
06 FOI-EVA Cover Regulation Air Ops
07 FOI-EVA Regulation Air Ops Part ARO
08 FOI-EVA Regulation Air Ops Part ORO
09 FOI-EVA Regulation Air Ops Part CAT
10 FOI-EVA Regulation Air Ops Part SPA
11 FOI-EVA STD EU 628-2013
12 FOI-EVA Flight Time Limitations
13 FOI-EVA MEL and MMEL
14 FOI-EVA AOC Management
15 FOI-EVA Safety Risk Management
16 FOI-EVA Initial issue AOC
17 FOI-EVA Performance of an audit
18 FOI-EVA Flight inspection
19 FOI-EVA HF
20 FOI-EVA Leasing
21 FOI-EVA Cabin Safety Overview (when time available)
22 FOI-EVA SMS In Airline (when time available)
The following case studies will be discussed:
Review of an operator's application for a new AOC with special emphasis on the air operator's management system. The applicant intends to operate 2 Airbus A320 and 2 B737 operating in Europe. The application also contains specific approvals like LVO, PBN and RVSM. This exercise is spread over the course dates, finishing (when time available) with filling out an AOC and the associated Operations Specification.
The exercises will be performed in groups of two to three people and the results alternatingly presented for discussions among all attendees.
Prospective or new FOIs and NAA Inspectors, other NAA staff and NAA Managers involved in inspection activities of aeroplane or helicopter operations.
Professional back-ground in flight operations, cabin operations or maintenance is highly desirable. Management or training experience in aviation is advantageous.
Attendees are requested to bring their laptop computer / iPad to the course to be familiarized with the navigation through the Basic Regulation and Easy Access Rules: Air Operations (Regulation (EU) No 965/2012).
5 days, starting at 09:00 and ending at approximately 17:00 each day. An examination is offered on day 5 - examination fee included in the course fee.